Misunderstood Symptoms of Depression

People seem to think that if someone says they are depressed, it just means that they are simply sad. Unfortunately, sometimes it may take having depression to truly understand what it means. Having a better understanding of depression will give you better sympathy if you ever meet anyone who has depression and will know what […]

What Does It Mean to Involuntarily Hospitalize Someone For Mental Illness?

Involuntary hospitalization is when you force someone to receive inpatient treatment for a mental health disorder against their will. It may be a very hard thing for you to do to force someone to stay in a facility when they feel like there is nothing wrong with them. If you know that your loved one […]

Taraji P. Henson Talks About Her Anxiety and Depression

Actress Taraji P. Henson’s career is going pretty well as she is currently on Fox’s biggest show, “Empire,” and starred in the hit film “What Men Want.” Henson recently spoke to People Magazine about her ongoing treatment with her anxiety and depression. By speaking about her struggles with mental health, Henson is helping to break […]

How You Can Tell Your Anxiety Comes From Family History

You know that if you have plenty of relatives who have struggled with their anxiety or depression, there is a good chance that you will have the same thing. The environment can play a factor as well if your parents tend to respond to everything with anxiety, making you become just as anxious in return. […]

How Can I Support My Spouse Through Their Depression?

A spouse having depression can put a strain on your marriage. It is hard to have a husband or a wife who often critical, unhappy, or negative. It is important to separate the person from the mental illness and to offer treatment options to better their chances of experiencing happiness. How Do I Separate My […]

FDA Approves Zulresso for Postpartum Depression Treatment

Postpartum depression is when mothers face depression after giving birth, which can be treated by antidepressants which take six to eight weeks to work and do not work for everyone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 400,000 women face postpartum depression and many do nothing to treat it in fear of the […]

Strengthening Our Willpower

Our addictions and mental health issues have a way of making us feel disempowered and vulnerable. We lose our hope, our optimism and our faith. We become disheartened. We feel as though we’re totally overpowered and controlled by our issues. We feel that we’ve lost our willpower along with our ability to withstand temptation. This […]

Is There Treatment for Depression and Anxiety?

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). We most often associate treatment centers with treating addiction, but we often don’t realize that there are treatment programs specifically designed for our depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. We often assume that we can only be […]

Gratitude Practice for Anxiety

One thing many of us with addiction and mental illness have in common is our tendency to suffer from anxiety. We can be consumed with worrying, overthinking and trying to control things. We can have high expectations for outcomes, for the things we’re dealing with, for the people in our lives, and we try to […]

Is There Treatment for Depression and Anxiety?

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). We most often associate treatment centers with treating addiction, but we often don’t realize that there are treatment programs specifically designed for our depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. We often assume that we can only be […]